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Roland A. Bachand Sr., 98

December 26th, 2008

Northborough – Roland A. Bachand Sr. 98, of Church Street, died peacefully at home Tuesday Dec. 1 6 , 2 0 0 8 , while on hospice. His loving wife, Gertrude M. (Hickey) Bachand, died in August 2007. He leaves his sons, Arthur Bachand and Roland "Buddy" Bachand Jr.; his granddaughters, Cassandra Bachand and Marianne [...]

Achilles Savas, 88

December 26th, 2008

Marlborough – Achilles Savas, 88, died Tuesday Dec. 16, 2008, at Marlborough Hospital after an illness. He was the husband of the late Helen (Voutas) Savas, who died in 1994. He leaves his son, Louis Savas and his wife, April; his daughter, Dorothy van Lingen and her husband, Theodore; his grandchildren, Carol Osbourne, Claudine White, [...]

Church presents Christmas story

December 26th, 2008

Hudson – Members of the First Federated Church of Hudson congregation present a Live Nativity scene as the story of Christmas is read the evening of Dec. 7 in front of the church. A live donkey, goat and sheep were provided by Hillside School farm of Marlborough. Afterward, visitors were welcomed inside for caroling, cookies [...]

The market bottom has come and gone and we’re still alive…

December 26th, 2008

Well, we've been talking about it all along and wondering together when the time would be right. When would the real estate market "bottom out" and begin the slow healing process we've all been waiting for? Allow me to be the first one to step up and make the bold claim that I think this [...]

Boy Scouts to pick up trees as fund-raiser

December 26th, 2008

Southborough – Boy Scout Troop 1 in Southborough will be offering Christmas tree pick-up in Southborough Saturday Jan. 3 and Saturday Jan. 10 for $5 per tree. To schedule a pick-up, send e-mail to Troop1Trees@gmail.com or call 508- 626-8015 and leave a message. E-mail or phone message must include your name, phone number, address, and [...]

Wolf visits Westborough Library

December 26th, 2008

Westborough – Michael LeBlanc of Wolf Talk Educational Programs brought Denahee, a 2-yearold wolf, to Westborough Public Library Dec. 7. Crowds of children and adults listened and asked questions about wolves. Raised among LeBlanc's family, Denahee is calm and accustomed to people. He is also licensed for educational purposes. At Wolf Talk's Gardner facility, LeBlanc [...]

Community Dinners a hit with residents

December 26th, 2008

Westborough – Rekindling a tradition begun many years ago in Westborough – and still carried out by some of the churches in town – the Senior Center will host a Community Dinner at 6 p.m., Tuesday Dec. 30. This will be the third Community Dinner since the program was restarted in October. "It's a chance [...]

Westborough Grange contributes to fuel fund

December 26th, 2008

Westborough – (l to r) Westborough Grange Secretary Nancy Sundstrom and Grand Master Jean Hall present a $1,000 check to Senior Center Director Alma Demanche early last month. The donation went to the fuel assistance fund.

Town manager to speak at Woman’s Club meeting

December 26th, 2008

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Woman's Club will meet Friday Jan. 2 at the Shrewsbury Congregational Church. The meeting will include a luncheon from 12:15 to 1 p.m., a business meeting and a speaker. This month's guest speaker is Town Manager Daniel Morgado, who will also be happy to answer questions about the town. Scholarship applications [...]

Student raises money for elementary school

December 26th, 2008

Shrewsbury – A nickname earned in elementary school can be something that is treasured forever or something that someone can spend an entire life trying to run away from.   For fourth-grader Justin Schmautz, affectionately knows as "The Car Wash Kid," the nickname he earned while at Coolidge Elementary School will be a constant reminder [...]

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